Virtual Discussion: Volunteer Managers Discussion

Zoom CA, United States

Description: The North American Japanese Garden Association supports learning and connection with the amazing network of passionate garden enthusiasts and professionals alike. NAJGA discussions are great opportunities to connect with your peers. During the discussion, you can share successes and challenges, ask questions and seek advice.  This discussion is for Volunteer Managers/Coordinators at public gardens. […]

Regional Workshop at the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix

Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix 1125 N. 3rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, United States

Japanese Garden Regional Workshop in Phoenix, Arizona  February 17th-19th, 2023 at the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix Itinerary: Friday, February 17th, 2023 (Day 1 at JFGPHX) 8:00 AM- 8:15 AM: Welcome 8:15 AM- 8:45 AM: Presentation on JFGPHX History/Garden Design  9:00 AM- 9:45 AM: Garden Walk 10:00 AM- 10:15 AM: Q & A about Garden with JFGPHX Team Members […]

Webinar: NAJGA Journal Highlight- Constructing Sukiya Living Environments to Create Aging-in-Place Benefits for Present and Future Use

Zoom CA, United States

Description: Join our webinar to learn more about Nicole LaPlante's article in the 2022 Edition of the NAJGA Journal. Nicole's article is titled," On Planning and Design: Constructing Sukiya Living Environments to Create Aging-in-Place Benefits for Present and Future Use. Date & Time: February 24th at 10am PST Registration:  NAJGA Members: Free Non-Members: $5 *If […]

Virtual Discussion: Education Departments

Zoom CA, United States

Description: The North American Japanese Garden Association supports learning and connection with the amazing network of passionate garden enthusiasts and professionals alike. NAJGA discussions are great opportunities to connect with your peers. During the discussion, you can share successes and challenges, ask questions and seek advice. This discussion is for Education Departments at public gardens. […]

Webinar: What Sakutei Ki has been telling me!

Zoom CA, United States

Description: An exploration of how Japanese gardens are defined. Presentation by Mr. Koichi Kobayashi followed by a panel discussion with Mr. Ben Chu, Dr. Mara Miller, Dr. Seiko Goto, and Dr. Kendall Brown. Date & Time: March 23rd at 3pm PST/6pm EST Registration: NAJGA Member Registration- Free Non-Member Registration- $5

Virtual Discussion: Leadership Teams

Zoom CA, United States

Description: The North American Japanese Garden Association supports learning and connection with the amazing network of passionate garden enthusiasts and professionals alike. NAJGA discussions are great opportunities to connect with your peers. During the discussion, you can share successes and challenges, ask questions and seek advice. This discussion is for Leadership Teams at public gardens. […]

Webinar: Exploring Japanese Gardens

Zoom CA, United States

Description: Join our Exploring Japanese Gardens webinar via zoom. This month's theme is cherry blossoms! Date & Time: April 26th at 11:30am PDT Registration: NAJGA Members- Free  Non-Members- $5

Crisis or Decline Facing Japanese Gardens:

Crisis or Decline Facing Japanese Gardens: What can or should we do? Presentation by Koichi Kobayashi and Seizo Yamana Wednesday, May 17th, 2023 3:00 PM PDT/6:00 PM EDT Webinar Description: Unfortunately, the Japanese green industry, including Japanese gardens, has experienced more than a fifty percent decline over the past 15 years due to economic decline and population […]

Virtual Discussion: Private Event Departments in Japanese Gardens

Zoom CA, United States

NAJGA Virtual Discussion for Event Departments at Public Japanese Gardens Description: The North American Japanese Garden Association supports learning and connection with the amazing network of passionate garden enthusiasts and professionals alike. NAJGA discussions are great opportunities to connect with your peers. During the discussion, you can share successes and challenges, ask questions and seek […]

Webinar: Gresham Highlight

Zoom CA, United States

Description: Join us to learn more about the Gresham Regional this September (September 21-24). NAJGA is partnering with the Gresham Japanese Garden in Oregon to organize this event. The Gresham Japanese Garden is a wonderful 3⁄4 acre garden full of broadleaf evergreens, pruned pines, vivid azaleas inside of Main City Park and is completely volunteer run! […]

Virtual Discussion: Membership Departments

Zoom CA, United States

Description: The North American Japanese Garden Association supports learning and connection with the amazing network of passionate garden enthusiasts and professionals alike. NAJGA discussions are great opportunities to connect with your peers. During the discussion, you can share successes and challenges, ask questions and seek advice. This discussion is for Membership Departments at public gardens. […]

Virtual Discussion: Events and Marketing Departments

Zoom CA, United States

Description: The North American Japanese Garden Association supports learning and connection with the amazing network of passionate garden enthusiasts and professionals alike. NAJGA discussions are great opportunities to connect with your peers. During the discussion, you can share successes and challenges, ask questions and seek advice. This discussion is for Garden Events and Marketing Departments […]

Webinar: Sound in Japanese Gardens

Zoom CA, United States

Description: Join us on Thursday, July 27th at 10am PDT/1pm EDT via Zoom as we explore sound in Japanese gardens. The webinar will start with presentations from three individuals who have studied this topic: Dr. Gunnar Cerwén, Dr. Michael Fowler, and Devanney Haruta and end with Q & A. Date & Time: July 27th at […]

Virtual Discussion: Visitor Services Departments

Zoom CA, United States

Description: The North American Japanese Garden Association supports learning and connection with the amazing network of passionate garden enthusiasts and professionals alike. NAJGA discussions are great opportunities to connect with your peers. During the discussion, you can share successes and challenges, ask questions and seek advice. This discussion is for Visitor Services Departments at public […]

Webinar: Gardens for Peace

Zoom CA, United States

Description: Join our Gardens for Peace webinar via zoom. We will showcase 2023 G4P projects and hear from Dr. Kendall Brown about how gardens have been symbols of international peace. We'll end with a panel discussion with G4P participating gardens. Date & Time: September 19th at 10am PT Registration: Register here!

Regional Workshop at Gresham Japanese Garden

Gresham Japanese Garden 124 S Main Ave, Gresham, OR, United States

Join us for our Regional Workshop at Gresham Japanese Garden in Gresham, Oregon. Sponsored  by: Bartlett Tree Experts      Event Registration* TO REGISTER PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL MARISA AT 503-222-1194 or info@najga.org. NAJGA/GJG Members- $349  Non-Members- $399   Agenda Thursday, September 21: Garden Tours We will travel in 15-passenger vans to visit the Oregon […]

Webinar: Horticulture Teams Roundtable Discussion

Zoom CA, United States

Description: Join our Horticulture Teams Roundtable webinar via zoom. Date & Time: October 19th at 10am PT/1pm ET Registration: Register here

Regional Workshop: Pittsburgh Gardens

Save the Date for our Regional Workshop in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Date: October 28-30 Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Registration & Details: Please visit najga.org/pa

International Tea Exhibit

Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix 1125 N. 3rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, United States

December 3rd, 10am - 4pm (last admission at 3:00 pm) Join us for a new multi-cultural event celebrating the art of tea at the International Tea Exhibit hosted by the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix.   Tea lovers and cultural enthusiasts alike are invited to experience an immersive and educational event featuring authentic tea ceremonies and […]

$22

The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens Delray Beach, FL, United States

Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life. Details Date 2023: October 14 | November 18 | December 9 2024: January 20 | February 10 | March 16 […]

Virtual Discussion: Gardens with Parent Organizations

Zoom CA, United States

Description: The North American Japanese Garden Association supports learning and connection with the amazing network of passionate garden enthusiasts and professionals alike. NAJGA discussions are great opportunities to connect with your peers. During the discussion, you can share successes and challenges, ask questions and seek advice. This discussion is for Gardens with Parent Organizations. Join […]

Virtual Discussion: Fund Development Departments

Zoom CA, United States

Description: The North American Japanese Garden Association supports learning and connection with the amazing network of passionate garden enthusiasts and professionals alike. NAJGA discussions are great opportunities to connect with your peers. During the discussion, you can share successes and challenges, ask questions and seek advice. This discussion is for Fund Development Departments at public […]

Webinar: Exploring Japanese Gardens

Zoom CA, United States

Description: Join our Exploring Japanese Gardens webinar via Zoom. This webinar will focus on gardens at colleges and universities in North America. Join us to learn the stories of three such gardens and their design features. Date & Time: December 13th at 11am PDT Registration: Register here!

Virtual Discussion: Exhibit Professionals

Zoom CA, United States

Description: The North American Japanese Garden Association supports learning and connection with the amazing network of passionate garden enthusiasts and professionals alike. NAJGA discussions are great opportunities to connect with your peers. During the discussion, you can share successes and challenges, ask questions and seek advice. This discussion is for Exhibit professionals at public gardens. […]

Stewards of the Land: Fireside chat by Sadafumi Uchiyama, Chief Curator of Portland Japanese Garden

Portland Japanese Garden 611 SW Kingston Avenue, Portland, OR, United States

FEAT. DAWN UCHIYAMA, DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES FOR THE CITY OF PORTLAND MODERATED BY DR. KENDALL BROWN, PROFESSOR OF ASIAN ART HISTORY AT CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH Join us in our Living Room for a fireside chat with our Chief Curator, Sadafumi (Sada) Uchiyama, as he reflects on 15 years at Portland Japanese Garden. […]

Exploring Japanese Gardens: West Coast Gardens

Zoom CA, United States

Description: Join our Exploring Japanese Gardens webinar via Zoom. This webinar will focus on West Coast gardens in North America. Join us to learn the stories of three such gardens and their design features. Date & Time: December 20th at 11am PT Registration: Register here!

Pruning with Design Intent with Maryann Lewis

Maryann Lewis's Journal article in the latest NAJGA Journal (#10) will be our jumping off point for exploring examples of a five year plan on three different trees. We will review the strategy behind the different types of pruning cuts and answer questions along the way. This Zoom webinar is free for NAJGA members and […]

6th International Japanese Garden Conference

Check out our conference website for more details on this can't miss event! It's the largest convening of Japanese garden professionals and enthusiasts outside of Japan. najga.org/24conf

Do you have the right garden for your region? April Webinar

Zoom CA, United States

Do you have the right garden for your region?  How do you create a garden that is appropriate for your region, one that is easier and cheaper to maintain because the plant palette is appropriate for your location? This webinar will be moderated by Dr. Kendall Brown and will include panelists from each of our […]